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of the american right poured over today in hearings on chuck hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense. hatred, pure and simple. from the mouths of john mccain and lindsey graham as they slashed away at war hero hagel. badgering the witness is too nice a description. the hawks swirled like buzzards sweeping down, pecking and pulling at the skin of a former colleague who dared to say this country's been too ready to enter wars the american people quickly wish we'd never gotten into. what's with this hatred now centered in the american sunbelt? what do we make of this poll that shows two out of three texas republicans now want our president impeached? why the cussedness, why the range war, why the hatred of anyone who dares to stand with obama? why can't politics be a matter of belief and honest disagreement, not hatred? why the sick little intramurals we saw today? we begin with senator jeanne shaheen of new hampshire. i want you to watch this back-and-forth between john mccain and the witness today, chuck hagel. let's take a look. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge w
or duty or patriotism is unworthy of our founding ideals and those who died in their defense. >> we all watch our televisions and read our papers and go online and have our opinions of our politic officials, our leaders, even our pundits. but ultimately pop star michael jackson was right. he made a song i'm looking at the man in the mirror. the person, the citizen, the leader that you can most do something to correct to shape and mold is the one you look at in the mirror. is that person active? is that person pushing? is that person doing something to make it a better country? do that and we'll get where we need to go. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> the reckoning. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start with this, the reckoning. put up or shut up, d-day. in a shattering moment this afternoon, president obama threw down the gauntlet. he demanded congress pass a potent immigration reform bill, one that fixes the problem of decades, deals with the 12 million people here illegally, stops the illegal
alliance of neocons and gays trying to kill chuck hagel's nomination for defense secretary? we're going to get into that one. that's a favorite of mine. among those opposing hagel, a shadowy group who says it's pro-gay but buys its ad through a top republican firm. >>> and "argo," "lincoln," "the good wife," "veep," there's no denying it, movies and shows about politics are suddenly hot. the great kevin spacey sits in this chair in a few minutes. he's got a new political show called "house of cards." it reminds me of what might have happened if john kerry had not been made secretary of state. >>> let me finish with kerry's confirmation. it happened just an hour ago as secretary of state and thursday's hearing for chuck hagel as secretary of defense. i support both of them. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> as i mentioned john kerry has now been confirmed by the united states senate. happened late this afternoon. he's the next secretary of state. in fact, he is secretary of state. the vote was 94-3. the only no votes came from both texas senators john cornyn and ted cruz an
, the drones, things people are talking about today. the next secretary of defense is not going to have to deal with iraq. iraq is a fait accompli, but john mccain is obsessed with the past and with the glory of war idea that is from the 20th century. he needs to move on. >> here is lindsey graham badgering defense nominee hagel on whether the iranian revolutionary national guard should be designated a terrorist organization. i think this is aimed directly at south carolina's right wing. let's listen. >> if there was a vote on the floor of the senate this afternoon to label the iranian revolutionary guard, the people who have killed our soldiers in iraq, some of the most vicious people to the people of iran themselves, if there were a vote tomorrow or this afternoon or after lunch, would you still vote no? >> well, i would want to know from the president what they were doing, but, again -- >> i mean, you read the paper, you watch tv. you got any doubt what they're doing? if you had a chance tomorrow, today, after lunch to vote to say that the iranian revolutionary guard was a terrorist organiza
the defense of marriage act, traditional marriage laws, quote, reflect a unique social difficulty with opposite sex couples that is not present with same sex couples. namely the undeniable tendencies to reduce unplanned pregnancies. are you still baffled how that applied to same-sex marriage? well, say since gay couples don't run the risk of unplanned pregnancy si, they don't need to be included in any laws regarding traditional marriage. >>> also with the push for immigration heating up in recent weeks, have you noticed that the same highly successful companies and individuals seem to get a nod when the president talks about immigration policy? hat tip to new york magazine for picking up on this trend. >> recent years one in four high-tech start-ups in america, companies like google and intel -- >> after all immigrants helped start businesses like google and yahoo. >> it's worth remembering there was a time steel was as manufacturing. but when the name sake of this university, an immigrant by the way. >> great ventures of carnegie's u.s. steel and google inc. all this was possibl
ndetectrom un rgue iúfar of keepi defense of marriage act, me sexoudon't ed t cluded in any lawsarng tritionamaiage. >> rec fr tg in reced that the gh-tecstarmericav÷ ft alligs ed siness likgole and ersity, an iigray th way. vtures ofarnes all w posblcaus miants. >> look at intel. every one of those was founded by, guess who? an immigrant. >> mentions from the president have gone to the cofounder of instagram. >>> finally, travels with hillary, we've seen no shortage over the past four years. all the same the secretary has been game for the lighter moments of her job. >> can i put one on like you have over there? [ singing ] ♪ ♪ >> things got musical on several different occasions. then there was this photo shoot in hawaii with hong kong's chief executive. that was, in fact, a half dressed torch bearing man dashing behind them. and then there was the speech featuring a knock at kim jong-un. >> time has honored so many national and global leaders. there's many i haven't had a chance to meet yet. i was sort of hoping kim jong-un would show up. i don't think he's here, but if yo
on defense, but plays down their social issues. someone with charisma who can win the support of people on the other side of the 50 yard line. i'm talking about a ronald reagan for the 21st century. i know the party is unlikely to find such a candidate, male or female. but unless they do, they're stuck in second place nationally. they can't beat hillary clinton. that's for sure, not with the rogue elements they've got joining them in their huddle. not where the candidate only
on defense, but plays down their social issues. someone with charisma. i'm talking about a ronald reagan for the 21st century. unlikely to find such a candidate. but unless they do, they're stuck in second place, nationally. they can't beat hillary clinton, that's for sure. not with the rogue elements
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